A Unique Resource To Inspire Environmental Data Management Best Practices And Collaboration


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Save the date! 2018 Conference to be held on May 8-9, 2018 at the Asbury Hotel near the beautiful Jersey shore.


ICEDM is a grassroots opportunity for environmental data management professionals to...

  • Share ideas

  • Brainstorm & collaborate

  • Present success stories

Conference participants are a coalition of experts in environmental data management. We come from all walks of data management, and provide advice and expertise to the greater environmental data community. The ICEDM leadership team, Lacy Smith,  Dan Higgins, and Sarah Wright each bring 20 years experience in their fields.

The 2017 ICEDM conference was held at The Rathskellar in Indianapolis, IN on May 10-11th.  Here are  the 2017 presentations and photo gallery. View our annual conference page to find out more about our exciting 2018 conference plans!

The 2017 Conference featured four Best Management Practices presentations on 1) Analytical/Lab EDDs, 2) Data Management Plan, 3) Historical Data Migration, and 4) Valid Values. The best management practices are vendor neutral resources for anyone to use. More information and white papers for each topic are available here. Click here for a Best Management Practices "Highlights" slide deck.

Would you like to be a presenter at our 2018 event? Submit your proposal by April 1st to one of our co-chairs.

ICEDM is now accepting sponsorship's at varying levels. If you would like to support our conference and place your brand in front of forward-thinking industry professionals, please visit our sponsorship opportunities.  

“I have attended a number of data management conferences and I was very impressed by ICEDM’s range of presentations, their willingness to share information, and high level of expertise among the participants."
– Bruce Jacobs (HydroAnalysis, Inc.)

“The annual ICEDM has become one of our must-do programs, as it is a great opportunity for LDC to share our experience, knowledge and insight of data quality with senior environmental data managers. Additionally, we have learned from many of our industry partners and colleagues how to effectively integrate our ADR software into many data management approaches."
– Stella Cuenco (Operations Manager, LDC, Inc.)